Tag: finish line
Race days are like parties. Trail runners celebrate their training with decorated flagged trails and aid station buffets. Whether it’s your first day racing on trails, or you were a main character in Born […]
The “gun time v. chip time” debate has mostly been settled, but for marathoners it can be disconcerting to see your gun time listed as your “official time”
We take you behind the scenes of the voice behind the mic.
Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.
We runners are a peculiar bunch. We run more miles than we drive. We train in temperatures that feel like plus 40 and minus 40 degrees. And we pay money—sometimes hundreds of dollars—to run […]
The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is one we’ve all heard before: “Nothing new on race day.” Now is not the time to try a new piece of […]
By contrast to the thousands of runners nervously waiting in tents out in Hopkinton 42.2K away, the start line before the race is relatively quiet and calm. We took you on a Facebook Live Video tour at about 7 a.m., and then took these photos for you to have the full pre-Boston experience!
A misjudged sequence at the end of the Around the Bay 5K resulted in the wrong runner getting the opportunity to break the tape as the winner.
A premature sprint to what the top two runners at the Wuxi Marathon in China thought was the finish line proved to be a costly mistake.
Robert Mbithi, the Bath half-marathon winner, ran a course record but was tripped up by the tape as he crossed the finish line.